Creating the Constitution: The Convention of 1787 and the First Congress / Edition 1

Creating the Constitution: The Convention of 1787 and the First Congress / Edition 1

by Thornton Anderson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0271009209

ISBN-13: 9780271009209

Pub. Date: 11/28/1993

Publisher: Penn State University Press

Creating the Constitution presents a different interpretation of the Convention and the First Congress, derived largely from a close reading of Farrand's Records and the Annals of Congress. Among its special features are a critical perspective on the Framers, an examination of Court Whig influence on the Federalists, the identification of a

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Creating the Constitution presents a different interpretation of the Convention and the First Congress, derived largely from a close reading of Farrand's Records and the Annals of Congress. Among its special features are a critical perspective on the Framers, an examination of Court Whig influence on the Federalists, the identification of a third group—the state Federalists—between the nationalists and states' righters, and a view of the First Congress as distorting the aims of the Convention.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780271009209
Publisher:
Penn State University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

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